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31
Jul

Interior Designer Beverly Stadler Shares Her Insights

The design community has been an important group for Outrageous Rugs. We often work hand in hand with them finding the perfect floor coverings for their projects. We wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the best and most deserving designers that we've had the privilege of working with over the years. [caption id="attachment_2058" align="alignright" width="266"] Beverly Stadler, President of Design Focus[/caption] This is our second interview and this…

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29
Jul

Keep Your Rugs Allergen-Free

One of the greatest misconceptions is that all rugs can cause allergic reactions, most notably asthma. This situation depends on the type of rug that you use in your home, as well as your habit of cleaning these luxurious fabrics. In as much as rug and carpets provide a homey atmosphere to any room, choosing the wrong rug or disregarding rug maintenance could cause your next health problem. The rough…

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28
Jul

Tips To Make A Small Bedroom Look Bigger

One of the most frustrating situations in acquiring a home involves cramped spaces. Once you discover that your bedroom is too small for your taste, you may end up either having an uncomfortable sleep or resorting to sleep in the living room. In other words, a small bedroom might seem like the end of the world for some people. Interior designers and house decorators beg to differ, though. Experts say…

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20
Jul

Putting Life Into Formal Spaces In Your House

Any traditional home may have many rooms with different purposes, and some of them may be a bit formal than others. Most dining rooms, for example, are decorated with regal centerpieces and wooden furniture. While these things can bring elegance to the room, it can also bring down the life and vibrance of the space. Sometimes, it's not practical to remove the whole array of furniture pieces with new and…

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17
Jul

Pair Your Leather Furniture With The Correct Rug

Leather lends a sense of grandeur and formality to any room. Using a piece of leather furniture -- may it be a chair or a full-sized sofa -- can lift a dull room into an executive atmosphere. However, the royal elegance of leather furniture makes it difficult to accessorize the room with other pieces. For one, leather pieces look bulky and dominating. Most leather furniture are also dark in color,…

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16
Jul

Tips On Arranging Furniture Inside The House

It's easy to go overboard in decorating your house and arranging furniture inside. Even if you start from scratch with an empty room, you will later find yourself cramming too much stuff inside the room and having a difficult time rearranging them. Here are some tips on how to improve the arrangement of furniture and fixtures of the rooms in your home: Prioritize function over fashion. Remember that each room…

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10
Jul

Proper Rug Maintenance Tips From The Carpet and Rug Institute

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) is an organization that aims to educate people who are involved in the manufacture, sale, use, and maintenance of rugs and carpets. The core competencies of the institute include rug life improvement, air quality, and rug maintenance. The institute's official website contains a comprehensive section on cleaning and maintenance of rugs and carpets. In terms of rug care and cleaning, CRI advocates four essential…

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06
Jul

Removing Furniture Indentations on Rugs and Carpets

Don't you just hate it when you realize that a piece of furniture has left a mark or indentation on one of your most precious rugs? These indentations are usually caused by furniture and decors that have been placed on top of a rug for a long period of time, hence the semi-permanent mark left on the fabric. Martha Stewart featured this tip on what she calls "carpet ghosts", which…

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